5 Days Ngila Classic Congo Package without Nyiragongo

5 Days Ngila Classic Congo Package without Nyiragongo

5 Days Ngila Classic Congo Package without Nyiragongo

5 days Ngila classic Congo package without Nyiragongo is a package designed for tourists who wish to spend time with mountain gorillas in Virunga national park for 3 days. The 5 days Ngila classic Congo package without Nyiragongo comes with 3 mountain gorilla treks in Virunga national park, 3 nights in Ngila lodge, and one night in Mikeno lodge. Both Ngila lodge and Mikeno lodge are luxury lodges so this 5 days package is a perfect luxurious Congo gorilla safari in Virunga national park starting and ending in Kigali Rwanda thus you will require both Congo tourist visa and a Rwanda visa.

Highlights of 5 Days Ngila Classic Congo Package without Nyiragongo

  • Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Goma and connect to Ngila lodge
  • Day 2: 1st Mountain gorilla trek in Virunga national park
  • Day 3: 2nd Mountain gorilla trek in Virunga national park
  • Day 4: 3rd Mountain gorilla trek in Virunga national park and visit Senkwekwe gorilla orphanage
  • Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali for departures

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kigali to Goma and connect to Ngila lodge

  • Transfer to Goma: On day 1 of 5 days Ngila classic Congo package, you need to be ready for pickup as early as 8:00am in the morning either from a hotel in Kigali or from Kigali international airport and be transferred to Goma where you will be cleared with virunga park officials, obtain all that you require for your successful Congo safari and finally be driven direct to Ngila lodge for check in. after check in, you will be served with lunch and relax at your lodge till dinner time and have your 1st overnight at Ngila lodge.
  • Meal plan: Lunch and dinner
  • Accommodation: Ngila lodge

Day 2: 1st Mountain gorilla trek in Virunga national park

  • 1st mountain gorilla trek in Virunga national park: wake up very early in the  morning on day 2 of 5 days Ngila classic Congo package without Nyiragongo, have breakfast served, and grab your packed lunch box to be driven to Bukima police post where pre-briefing of gorilla trekking is conducted. You will be briefed about mountain gorillas, the dos and don’ts while with gorillas then hire a porter and start the trek together with other trekkers, armed rangers, and the guides. The trek might take some long time but when you find the allocated gorilla family, you will spend one hour with them taking photographs and learning their manners then trail back to Bukima for a transfer back to Ngila lodge for a relaxed evening, dinner plus overnight marking the 2nd night at Ngila luxury lodge.
  • Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Accommodation: Ngila Lodge

Day 3: 2nd Mountain gorilla trek in Virunga national park

  • 2nd Gorilla trek in Virunga national park: On day 3 of 5 days Ngila classic Congo package without Nyiragongo, wake up energized and ready for another challenge in the wilderness of gorillas. Have your breakfast very first, grab a lunch box and wear your best gorilla trekking gear just like the previous day and meet your driver to be transferred to Bukima police patrol again for a pre gorilla trekking briefing and allocation of gorilla family to trek. Inform your ranger to offer you a different gorilla family if that’s all you need before starting the trek then hire a porter to carry your backpack and start the trek once again the forest via different trailing as you search for these endangered mountain gorillas. Spend an hour with them and be transferred back to you lodge for Barbeque dinner to close your 3rd stay at Ngila lodge.
  • Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, and dinner 
  • Accommodation: Ngila lodge

Day 4: 3rd Mountain gorilla trek in Virunga national park and visit Senkwekwe gorilla orphanage

  • 3rd gorilla trek in Virunga national park: Breakfast is the first thing to think of as early as possible on day 4 of 5 days Ngila classic Congo package without Nyiragongo, pack drinking water and lunchbox, in fact you need to check out of the lodge completely as you won’t return to this lodge after trek. Meet your driver and be transferred to Bukima police patrol for a 3rd briefing and remember to make a special request for a different gorilla again. Off to the forest you will head to spend another one hour with a different gorilla family. Take as much photographs as you can but remember to keep your camera in silent mode and switch off the flashlight at all the time while in the home of gorillas. After spending an hour with these gorillas, you will return to the starting point where you will be picked by your driver and transferred to Mikeno lodge where you will check in, spend your evening at Senkwekwe gorilla orphanage and return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
  • Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Accommodation: Mikeno lodge
5 Days Ngila Classic Congo Package without Nyiragongo
5 Days Ngila Classic Congo Package without Nyiragongo

Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali for departures

  • Transfer back to Kigali: Wake up on a relaxed breakfast at Mikeno lodge on day 5 of 5 days Ngila classic Congo package without Nyiragongo then check out of the lodge and meet your safari driver to be driven via Goma back to Kigali Rwanda for lunch, Kigali city tour where you explore different market centers including kimironko markets, visit Kigali genocide memorial sites where thousands of Rwandese were brutally murdered and any other attractive place in Kigali then be driven either to your hotel in Kigali or to Kigali international airport to catch your flight back home or to the next destination.
  • Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch

END OF 5 DAYS NGILA CLASSIC CONGO PACKAGE WITHOUT NYIRAGONGO

Inclusive in 5 days Congo package without Nyiragongo

  • A 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Congo tourist visa
  • 3 Mountain gorilla trekking permits
  • All meals as per itinerary 
  • Enough bottled drinking water
  • All the mentioned activities
  • Rangers
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Accommodation as per itinerary: 3 nights at Ngila lodge and 1 night at Mikeno Lodge

Exclusive in 5 days Congo package without Nyiragongo

  • Porter fees
  • Rwanda visa
  • Air ticket
  • Additional accommodation
  • Other drinks apart from water 
  • Laundry fees
  • Tips
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